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Tyron Woodley vs Demian Maia report
Who won Woodley vs Maia?
Tyron Woodley beat Demian Maia by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the co-main event of UFC 214, on Saturday 29th July 2017 at Honda Center in Anaheim.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Tyron Woodley.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
This contest was for the UFC welterweight championship.
Woodley vs Maia stats
Tyron Woodley stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Demian Maia made his way to the cage with a record of 25 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 12 by submission.
The stats suggested Woodley had a large advantage in power over Maia, boasting at 41% knock out percentage over Maia's 12%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Maia had a large advantage over Woodley, boosting at 48% submission rate over Woodley's 24%.
Tyron Woodley was the younger man by 5 years, at 40 years old.
Maia had a height advantage of 4 inches over Woodley. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Woodley was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 7 year and 4 months later than Maia, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 23 less professional rounds, 70 to Maia's 93.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Demian Maia had been fighting more than Tyron Woodley.
Going to this contest, Tyron Woodley had last fought 6 years and 19 days ago, while Demian Maia's last outing had been 5 years, 10 months and 10 days ago.
What were the odds on Woodley vs Maia?
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